18 June 2012
Realmadrid.com / Translation by Michael J. O'Donnell
Spain needed at least one point to qualify for the quarterfinals and they eventually won 1-0 against Croatia with a goal by Navas on the 87-minute mark. Arbeloa, Ramos, Alonso and Casillas were starters and played the entire game - the latter even made two spectacular clearances that saved the day for Spain. Albiol was on the bench.